Study: Nevada Family Caregivers Provide $4.3 Billion in Unpaid Care

Posted on 07/16/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Caregiving | Health & Wellbeing Family caregivers in Nevada provided 324 million hours of care—worth an estimated $4.3 billion—to their parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones in 2013, according to AARP Public Policy Institute’s new report, Valuing the Invaluable: 2015 Update. The total estimated economic value of uncompensated care provided by the nation’s family caregivers surpassed total Medicaid spending ($449 billion), and nearly equaled the annual sales ($469 billion) of the four largest U.S. tech companies combined (Apple, Hewlett Packard, IBM, and Microsoft) …

Know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older? Nominations are open for the 2015 Nevada Andrus Award for Community Service!

Posted on 06/30/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Volunteering They’re in the community every day – volunteering, making a difference, lending their time and talent to help those in need.  They work in food banks and animal shelters, in schools and in hospitals – improving our communities and enhancing quality of life for others .  They are often unsung heroes, working and giving without recognition or thanks –  just because it’s the right thing to do.  If you know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older, show your appreciation …

Special offer: Johnny Mathis in concert at The Smith Center

Posted on 06/12/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events     Members and friends can take advantage of a special offer to see vocalist Johnny Mathis in concert on Friday, July 31 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas. Save 10 percent on tickets purchased online – enter the promotional code BOOMER at this link.  Tickets may also be purchased through the Smith Center box office in-person (361 Symphony Park Avenue) or by phone (702-749-2000) during regular business hours. Mention promo code BOOMER to access …

Paint, sip and get to know AARP at painting parties in southern and northern Nevada

Posted on 06/12/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events You’re invited to unleash your inner artist and get to know AARP Nevada at painting parties this summer in the Las Vegas Valley (July 15 at Wine & Canvas, Henderson) and Reno (July 21 at Picasso & Wine). Socialize and create your own masterpiece under the guidance of a local artist – no previous experience (or artistic talent) is required!  AARP members and guests receive special discounted admission of $15, which includes all painting supplies and a light meal.  Beverages …

End Summer with a “Bash” on September 12 – featuring classic hits and classic cars

Posted on 06/10/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events Members, family and friends are invited to enjoy great music, a classic car show, food and family-friendly fun with AARP Nevada at the 2015 KOOL/KJUL End of Summer Bash on Saturday, September 12 at the Cannery Hotel (2121 East Craig Road, North Las Vegas). Headliners for this celebrated annual event include favorites The Vogues (“Five o’clock World”), The Surfaris (“Wipe Out”), The Marcels (“Footprints in the Sand”) and Junior Walker & The All-Stars (“Shotgun”). The event is free, but tickets are required for …

Las Vegas film fans, join the Cinemaniacs movie club!

Posted on 05/20/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events Are you a movie lover? Do you enjoy comparing notes with fellow theatergoers? Do you share reviews or even write your own? Whether you enjoy comedies or dramas, Oscar contenders or big-budget blockbusters, the AARP Nevada Cinemaniacs may be just the group for you! This movie club is a fun place for AARP members and friends who live in the Las Vegas valley to discuss current releases, favorite films and more.  The group meets every other month to discuss movies selected by …